The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Developer
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 58 82
Rank change year-on-year -2 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 10 25 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.80% 3.36% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 3.43% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 2
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -13.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +7.60%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 543 728 759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.49% 97.98% 98.96%
Number of salaries quoted 499 683 603
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Southampton

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Southampton.

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Southampton

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Senior Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (80.00%) MVC
3 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (66.67%) RESTful
4 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 10 (66.67%) Degree
5 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (53.33%) AngularJS
6 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (46.67%) HTML
7 7 (46.67%) CSS
7 7 (46.67%) TDD
7 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
7 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (46.67%) SaaS
7 7 (46.67%) HTML5
8 6 (40.00%) F#
8 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
8 6 (40.00%) Physics
8 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (40.00%) Electronics
8 6 (40.00%) OOP
8 6 (40.00%) PhD
8 6 (40.00%) RDBMS
8 6 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (40.00%) BDD

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (46.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
1 3 (20.00%) Trac
General
1 6 (40.00%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (66.67%) RESTful
4 8 (53.33%) AngularJS
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) HTML5
6 6 (40.00%) CSS3
6 6 (40.00%) Node.js
7 5 (33.33%) Web Services
7 5 (33.33%) WPF
8 4 (26.67%) REST
9 3 (20.00%) .NET Core
9 3 (20.00%) jQuery
9 3 (20.00%) JSON
9 3 (20.00%) NHibernate
9 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.67%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) MVC
2 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) BDD
4 6 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (40.00%) OOP
4 6 (40.00%) Physics
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
7 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
7 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
7 1 (6.67%) MVVM
7 1 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) F#
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) C
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
Southampton, Hampshire
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